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OraSure Technologies Inc unveils first and only in-home rapid Oral HIV test to consumers across the US.

M2 EQUITYBITES-October 10, 2012-OraSure Technologies Inc unveils first and only in-home rapid Oral HIV test to consumers across the US(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com

Oral fluid diagnostic company OraSure Technologies Inc (NasdaqGS:OSUR) said on Tuesday that it has introduced the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test, marking the first rapid infectious disease test ever to be made available directly to consumers for in-home use.

With a major breakthrough in the fight against HIV, the company's OraQuick In-Home HIV Test is now available nationwide at more than 30,000 retailers and online and at OraQuick.com.

In conjunction with the launch, the company is collaborating with a high profile celebrity to spread the awareness campaign on the importance of knowing your HIV status.

According to the company, the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test detects antibodies to both HIV-1 and HIV-2 with an oral swab, providing a confidential in-home testing option with results in as little as 20 minutes. The in-home test is an over-the-counter version of OraQuick ADVANCE, an oral swab rapid test.

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